NEW TRACK: Joey Bada$$ – Two Lips (prod. J Dilla)

Joey Bada$$ gets to rhyme over an exclusive, previously unreleased J Dilla beat on this new track Two Lips. The Pro Era MC definitely does this soulful beat justice. R.I.P. Dilla.


NEW TRACK: Audio Push – So Far To Go (Freestyle)

West Coast duo Audio Push look back at their journey in the music industry over the timeless J Dilla So Far To Go beat from The Shining.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Kendrick Lamar – Training Day [mixtape]

It’s been roughly a year since Kendrick Lamar’s platinum-selling, debut studio album good kid m.A.A.d. city was released so this week we throw back to K. Dot’s earlier days and his Training Day mixtape. Dreams sees Kendrick rhyming over a J Dilla beat.

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NEW TRACK: Yancey Boys – Jeep Volume (ft. T3 & DJ C-Minus)

Here we get another track off the upcoming Yancey Boys album via Delicious Vinyl. Jeep Volume features Slum Village’s T3 in familiar territory as he rhymes over a Dilla beat alongside Illa J & Frank Nitt. Sunset Blvd. is due to drop Oct 29th.

MUSIC VIDEO: Yancey Boys – The Fisherman [prod. by J Dilla]

As the Sept. 17th release date draws closer, the Yancey Boys drop visuals for another track off the upcoming Sunset Blvd album. We’re gifted with yet another dope, unheard Dilla beat while Illa J and Frank Nitt are on point once again. This album is set to be something special. Peep the latest music video below.

NEW TRACK: Yancey Boys – Quicksand (ft. Common & Dezi Paige)

This is something special. Taken from the upcoming Yancey Boys (Illa J & Frank Nitt) album which is comprised of unheard J Dilla beats, the latest single features a dope Common verse and a smooth hook from Dezi Paige over a laid back Jay Dee production. The album, Sunset Blvd, is due to be released later this year and it couldn’t come sooner.

NEW TRACK: J Dilla – Diamonds (The Shining Pt. 1)

Always got time for some new Dilla!

The long lost vocal album The Diary is set to see the light of day as J Dilla’s estate have revived his Pay Jay label. Recorded in the early 2000s, over beats from Madlib, Pete Rock and more, the album is due later this year and to tide us over, the track Diamonds (The Shining Pt. 1) has dropped. The song, which originated before classic album The Shining, sees Jay Dee rhyming over a soulful Nottz production. Stream below and you can pre-order the Diamonds & Ice 12-inch EP here.